If you are looking for a festival in the states that has a rich history of in-depth discussion panels on music technology and hands-on learning, you have to search no further than the long running art and technology festival, Decibel. Now the Seattle-based festival has announced that it’s secured the first round of sponsors and guests for its annual technology and music showcase, dB Conference. The festival also announced that they will be partnering and co-producing the program with online education company CreativeLive.

The dB Conference will take place this year on September 23-25 at The Crocodile. This year’s conference program will feature three days of workshops, seminars, demo booths, artist talks and panels, all free of charge. This year’s dB Conference partners include XLR8RRed Bull Music Academy, Native Instruments, Resident Advisor, Ableton, Elektron, Livid Instruments, Rane, Soulection, Ghostly International, Scratch DJ Academy and many more to be announced.

You can check out a teaser video for this years dB Conference, and for up-to-date information and activities surrounding the dB Conference, please check out the Decibel Facebook Event Page.